A cool ten thou, a new car, a million bucks could be yours

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT—2009 Committee Members (l-r) John Decker of John Decker Chevrolet, Inc.; Bob Kleinsteiber of LSS Holdings; Jason Rop of Blakeslee, Fry and Scales PC; Lance Carlson of New York Life Insurance Company; Tim Offer of National City Bank; Kristi Robins of Comerica Bank; and Juan Martinez representing Blythefield Country Club. Camera shy—Thom Arends of Thom’s Hair Design; Doug Kliewer of Prudential Financial; Kate Swendrowski of RAI; and Tim Saladin of Independent Bank.

Chamber 14th annual golf outing offers big opportunities by CHRISTINE BIGNEY Blythefield Country Club is hosting this year’s 14th Annual Community Golf Outing sponsored by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce on Monday, May 4. This is the first year that John Decker from Decker Chevrolet will be giving away a brand new car as the […]

Rockford Chamber welcomes new members

CHAMBER LEADERS—Board of Directors from L to R as follows: Char Bouwkamp (D & W Fresh Market), Bobbi Lindeman (Wolverine World Wide, Inc.), Vice President Dr. Carl Stites (Stites Eye Care), Jeff Lewis (Fluis, Inc.), Candy Lancioni (Aunt Candy’s Toy Company), Andy Tidey (The Corner Bar), President Polly VonEschen (Baskets in the Belfry), Steve Hallead (Independent Bank), Jody Greco (City of Rockford – EX Officio), Secretary Dr. Mike Shibler (Rockford Public Schools), and Linda Southwick (LSS Holdings).  Missing members from the photo are Dan Byrne (Byrne Electrical Specialists, Inc.) and Treasurer Jerry Coon (Action Tax Service).

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors welcomes two new board members and a new vice president. Char Bouwkamp (D & W Fresh Market) will fulfill John Donehoo’s (consultant) term and Bobbi Lindeman (Wolverine World Wide, Inc.) will replace the retired Michael Donabauer. Dr. Carl Stites has agreed to become vice president taking over […]

West Michigan film industry topic of April luncheon

Rick Hert

Rockford Chamber of Commerce brings Rick Hert as speaker For the past 93 years, the West Michigan Tourist Association has been serving the 41 western counties in the lower peninsula of Michigan. Rick Hert has served as their executive director for the past five years as well as the executive director of Circle Michigan, a […]